Originally posted on Seattle Times  |  Last updated 10/29/11
Three keys to Seahawks victory 1. Find your playmakers.Want to know why Charlie Whitehurst completed only one pass of more than 11 yards last week in Cleveland? He targeted seven passes to tight ends Anthony McCoy, whose dropsies are well known, and Cameron Morrah who'd practiced all of four days, while throwing nine passes toward starting wide receivers Sidney Rice and Mike Williams. Seattle has weapons on offense, but the quarterback has to give them a chance to make plays, and that starts by looking downfield.2. Turn up the heat on Andy Dalton.The Bengals have allowed only 11 sacks this season, tied for seventh-fewest in the league. Seattle absolutely has to dial-up the pressure on Dalton to take full advantage of CenturyLink Field. There is no quicker way to creating turnovers than rushing the quarterback. Not only that, but with Richard Sherman and Brandon Browner starting at the corners against a dangerous group of wideouts, Seattle has to keep Dalton from having the time to p...
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